Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 37

Rackspace US Inc.

San Antonio, Texas [South Central]
http://www.rackspace.com
http://www.rackertalent.com

Why you want to work there

This San Antonio-based managed hosting services company looks for tech staffers who can deliver exceptional customer service, often hiring people for their attitude and aptitude, and then training them to develop technical expertise. Every manager has a "fun budget" that can be tapped to celebrate team and individual successes. After seven years of service, employees are eligible for a one-month paid sabbatical.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 9

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
3,331
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
210
IT employee turnover in 2012:
14%
IT promotions in 2012:
21%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2012:
5
Training budget per IT employee in 2012:
$1,200

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
20%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
23%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
19%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
42%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
38%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
44%